Meet Our Therapists

Lisa Panozzo

Lisa Panozzo

Owner/ Clinical Director Licensed Clinical Social Worker MSW, LCSW, PEL

As the founder and owner of Panozzo Therapy and Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I bring over two decades of experience providing behavioral health services in various settings, including mandated court advocate, hospitals, residential treatment centers, outpatient treatment centers, and schools. I enjoy working with adolescents, adults, and seniors from diverse client populations of all races, ethnicity, and sexual identity. I have specialized in anxiety, depressive disorders, bipolar disorder, women issues, marital issues, divorce, trauma, adolescent and young adult transitions, social issues, and problems in school, work, and home life.

I utilize a mind-body wellness approach that combines evidence-based psychotherapy techniques (e.g., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) which advances a healthier lifestyle and builds better mental health, coping skills, and emotional and physical well-being.

I help clients identify old patterns of behaviors to make changes in the here and now. I am genuine, loyal, caring, and straightforward when needed. I put all my energy into every client.

Please reach out today- everyone needs to find their truth and happiness.

Bailey Coyne

Bailey Coyne

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MA

As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), I have grown passionate in treating individuals with a wide variety of needs, including anxiety, life transitions, and sports performance concerns. I truly believe together we can accomplish your therapeutic goals. Moreover, I specialize in working with athletes, children, adolescents, and young adults via in person or virtual sessions. I believe there is strength and growth as we work to overcome the challenges life throws us.

Like many, you might be an overwhelmed child, student, athlete, or young professional struggling to navigate numerous responsibilities at once. No matter the case, I hope to help you find peace and confidence within this high-pressure world we live in. As a former division one and professional athlete, I understand the struggles athletes face when it comes to performing. As a member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AAPS), I am dedicated to being a life time learner as the Sports Psychology field evolves. Additionally, I am working towards my certification on EMDR treatment, CMPC consulting, and my Doctoral degree. Moreover, I am dedicated towards providing the best possible treatment.

As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I am often known for my empathy, passion, and dedication towards your individual treatment. My goal in working with you is to prioritize your personal needs. With that in mind, we set goals and work together in each session to move closer to those goals.

Hours:
M-Th:
7am-7pm
In-Person or Telehealth Availability
Email:bcoyne@panozzotherapy.com

Xylia Lang

Xylia Lang

Professional Counselor MA

I believe committing to work on yourself is the ultimate act of self-love, and you’ve already taken the first step by looking for someone to talk to. It takes courage and strength to do the work necessary to create the life that aligns with your values and beliefs. Wherever life currently finds you, you deserve to develop self-understanding, awareness, and empowerment to help you engage more meaningfully in your life. The process of healing can be difficult and painful, and I will be there to support and guide you throughout it.

I will meet you where you are, and I will not judge you for the things you might be judging yourself for. Using a holistic approach to therapy, I work with clients who have a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, relationship/family issues, trauma, grief, spirituality, academic/career, self-beliefs, life transitions, and identity exploration.

My clients have described me as authentic, honest, and warm, and I am dedicated to understanding the unique situation of each client. I work from a culturally responsive, trauma-informed, anti-racist, sex-positive, Health At Every Size, and LGBTQIA+ affirming lens. It would a privilege to begin working with you in your pursuit of wellness.

Email: xillylang@panozzotherapy.com

Melissa Peterson

Melissa Peterson

Licensed Social Worker MSW, MA, LSW, PEL/SW

Hello! I’m happy you are here! I am a social worker and therapist with 25 years of experience over a variety of settings, including residential group homes, intermediate care facilities, schools, and private therapy. I have a broad range of clinical experience working with individuals and groups in the areas of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Depression and Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Behavioral and Discipline Concerns, Parenting Challenges, Anger and Stress Management, Family and Relationship Matters, Children/Adults with Special Needs, Group Therapy, Self-image and Self-Esteem Issues, Educational Consultation and Advocacy. Additionally, I have provided clinical supervision, consultation, and training to social work students, interns, and professionals.

I work with people from a strengths-based perspective, and I strive to provide a safe environment where we can explore primary interests, develop goals and determine strengths and supports as you move toward your personal growth. I utilize a variety of techniques and skills drawn from recognized therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused, Psychoeducation (for individuals, parents, and families), Play Therapy, behavior modification, and mindfulness and relaxation. I believe that each person is in charge of their own outcomes and how they are achieved; I hope to partner with you for the journey.

Silas Rea

Silas Rea

Licensed Social Worker MSW, LSW, PEL/SW

Hello! My name is Silas Rea, and I am a Licensed Social Worker and School Social Worker in the Southwest Suburbs of Chicago. I have worked with clients of all ages and backgrounds through my experience as a School Social Worker, previous work in a Homeless Services agency, and non-profit youth development work with the Boy Scouts of America.

I am passionate about connecting clients with mental health services and supports that are desperately needed in today’s world. As a therapist, I use an eclectic, client-centered approach to help each client reach their full potential and goals while being mindful of everyone’s unique strengths and environment. My favorite part of therapy is helping clients navigate complex feelings, situations, and decisions in order to offer a better path forward.

Therapy is a great way to vent and talk through feelings with an outside, professional perspective. Please reach out today!

Email: silasrea@panozzotherapy.com

Sarahi Lopez de Nava

Sarahi Lopez de Nava

Licensed Social Worker, MSW, LSW (Bilingual: Spanish)

Hey there! I’m Sarahi, and I’m excited to connect with you. As a licensed social worker therapist, my focus is on compassion, client-centered care, and promoting healing.

When you step into my therapy space, you’ll be greeted with a casual and welcoming atmosphere. It’s a place where you can truly be yourself, and where we can foster a sense of comfort, understanding, and acceptance.

My approach revolves around you as an individual, valuing your unique experiences and goals. I deeply care about your well-being and I’m here to support you on your personal journey of self-discovery and growth. As a therapist, I believe in the power of creating a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to explore their thoughts, emotions, and experiences. Drawing upon my expertise in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Solution-Focused Theory, I empower individuals to overcome challenges and lead fulfilling lives.In our sessions, I utilize CBT techniques to help you identify and modify unhelpful thought patterns and behaviors that contribute to anxiety, depression, and other mental health concerns. Together, we’ll develop effective coping strategies and foster healthier perspectives.

Incorporating DBT principles, I’ll assist you in managing intense emotions, improving interpersonal relationships, and developing mindfulness skills. I have a strong focus on helping you build emotional regulation and distress tolerance techniques.

Throughout our work together, I’ll collaborate closely with you to develop practical and achievable treatment plans tailored to your unique needs. Your goals and progress will always be at the forefront of our sessions.

Together, we’ll create a space where you can feel supported, understood, and empowered. I’m here to guide you through the journey of healing and personal growth, and I’m honored to be a part of your path. Let’s embark on this transformative journey together.

Patrick Wolf

Patrick Wolf

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, MSW, LCSW

Reaching out for help is the hardest step on your journey of healing, exploration and growth. It took strength to get here. Allow me to take the next steps with you, so we can explore your unique needs and desire for growth.

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have extensive experience working with adults in all stages of life. I have worked in a variety of settings including Residential, Healthcare, Schools and Private Practice.

This has led me to specialize in working with individuals who may be struggling to effectively manage their emotions, mental health issues, interpersonal relationships, or are experiencing an expected or unanticipated life transition.

I utilize a Holistic, Strength-Based perspective and integrate a variety of therapeutic approaches into our collaborative work. I bring together the unique characteristics of you, your life, and circumstances within a caring, compassionate therapeutic relationship. I am well versed in a variety of client-centered, evidence based therapeutic approaches including CBT, DBT, ACT and Mindfulness, and will tailor our approach to your needs. I have also received training and certification in Meditation, Yoga, and Reiki, and can supplement traditional approaches with these complementary therapies for interested clients.

Please reach out so that together we can help you discover your path to healing, discovery and growth.

Kendra Pepper-Graham

Kendra Pepper-Graham

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, MSW, LCSW

“It is ok, not to be ok”….we all have a journey, and this path may come with twists and turns. Many of them are unwanted and feel extremely overwhelming. Thank you for exploring ways to change your life! Connection and compassion are my keys to starting your new life. Building a strong, safe environment for you to feel comfortable is vital in therapy. My approach is based on strength’s perspective and client-centered therapy working together to achieve the outcomes you need. My experience has focused on infertility, adoption, anxiety, grief/loss, PTSD, divorce, faith-based, depression, and single parenting. Each member of a family experiences and communicates those stressors differently. Let me use my experience to assist your family, in experiencing improved communication and piecing together a new path!

Hannah Boatright

Hannah Boatright

Licensed Social Worker, MSW, LSW

Hello! My name is Hannah Boatright and I am a Licensed Social Worker and Clinical Therapist. I have years of experience with local crisis hotlines, NSPL (National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) and 911 dispatching.

As a Clinical Therapist, I am passionate about showing people that they are never alone and that there is someone out there that is willing to be the voice of those that feel silence. I have a special interest in trauma-informed care and helping people overcome and thrive after traumatic events.

I am a firm believer that therapy is a safe place for people to be open and honest without the worry of judgment or prejudice. I believe that everyone can benefit from mental health services no matter age, race, gender, sexual orientation, or experience.

Together, we will work on anxiety management, reducing stress, developing healthy coping skills, grief, trauma, and relationships! I hope to stand by your side as you start your mental health journey.

Email: Hboatright@panozzotherapy.com

Nathalie Altidor

Nathalie Altidor

Licensed Social Worker, MSW

As a Christian counselor, I offer a safe haven where faith intertwines with therapeutic support. Asking for help can be a challenging step. The fear of judgment, appearing weak, or being vulnerable. From children to older adults, I foster a warm, non-judgmental space for diverse age groups.

My therapeutic approach is rooted in the Christian faith and I bring evidence-based practices like CBT, DBT, Gottman Method, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy to your needs. Whether it’s anxiety, depression, relationship issues, trauma, grief, or Christian couples counseling, I’m here to guide you towards hope and strength.

I am thrilled at the prospect of walking with you on this journey! Don’t hesitate to reach out—I’m here for you!

Steve Pomian

Steve Pomian

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC

Greetings! My name is Steve, and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I have worked with a variety of clients of all ages and presenting issues. My specialties include mood disorders, anxiety, and other severe and persistent mental illness.

I approach therapy based on the premise that everyone can grow and overcome life’s difficulties through a therapeutic relationship and support. I come from a background of evidence-based practices like Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectic Behavior Therapy, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. Whatever the trouble is whether it’s anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and loss or trauma, there is hope. Please don’t hesitate to reach out!

Email: steve@panozzotherapy.com

Abby Schultz

Abby Schultz

Practice Manager, Billing Specialist

Meet Abby, our dedicated Practice Manager. As our Practice Manager, Abby efficiently manages day-to-day operations, streamlines administrative processes, and ensures a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for all. Committed to the well-being of our clients, Abby strives to create a compassionate and confidential space where individuals can find solace, healing and personal growth. Abby believes mental health is paramount to living your best life as the best version of yourself. Outside of work, Abby actively supports mental health awareness campaigns and believes in the power of community in promoting well-being. Most recently, Abby partnered with the Girl Scouts of America to design and build multiple Micro-Pantries to bring accessibility to our most basic of needs across the Coal City and Plainfield areas. As Daniel Goldman wrote, “True compassion means not only feeling another’s pain but also being moved to help relieve it.

Email: abby@panozzotherapy.com